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Jonas Quastel (screenplay)
Andrew Bronstein (screenplay)
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Release Date:
1 January 2012 (USA) See more »
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Blackmailed back into the arena by a ruthless crime boss, a former underground fighting legend must survive a gauntlet of savage matches where losing just one fight... means losing it all. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Peter Weller ... Danny G

Gary Daniels ... Shane Slavin

Arkie Reece ... Scotty Slavin

Alexandra Weaver ... Connie Slavin
Corbin Thomas ... James Slavin / Young Shane

Brian Flaherty ... Frank

Philip Granger ... Detective Lt Fortinski
Dorin Zaharia ... Arnold
Mihai Manolache ... Henchman 2
Mihai Ghioca ... Henchman 3
Mihai Raducu ... The Referee
Claudiu-Cristian Prisecaru ... Handler
Adrian Suciu ... Brodie 'The Kid' Laroux
Julian Grigore ... Juan 'The Romanian' Varga
Cristian Ungureanu ... Javier 'The Hispanic' Manuel
Vladimir Comorovschi ... Big Blue Danson
Florin Roata ... Dracul 'The Killer' Lupe
Vitalie Rosca ... Joe Somboon
Rares Suteu ... Burly Bulgarian
Cristian Mihaescu ... Ray Lo
Dumitru Cucu ... The Serbian
Beny Adegbuyi ... Joe 'Rumble' Jacob (as Benjamin Adegbuyi)

Chris Bradford ... Scotty and Shane's Father (voice) (as Christopher Bradford)
Jude Nathanyel Bronstein ... Baby Scotty

Directed by
Jonas Quastel 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Andrew Bronstein  screenplay
Patrick Dussault  story
Jonas Quastel  screenplay

Produced by
Cristian Bostanescu .... producer
Andrew Bronstein .... producer
Mike Elliott .... executive producer
Greg Holstein .... associate producer
Vlad Paunescu .... executive producer
Lawrence Silverstein .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Kenton Gilchrist 
 
Cinematography by
Radu Lopotaru 
 
Film Editing by
Megan Bodaly 
Jonas Quastel 
 
Casting by
Jan Glaser 
Floriela Grapini 
 
Art Direction by
Serban Porupca 
 
Makeup Department
Viorica Rizea .... makeup artist
Clara Tudose .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Razvan Badea .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Adrian Conerth .... first assistant director
Mirela Mihai .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Mugur Szabo .... property master
 
Sound Department
Sandor Gyurkovics .... dialogue editor
Sandor Gyurkovics .... sound effects editor
Chris McIntosh .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Lucian Iordache .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Cale Jacox .... visual effects producer
Aaron Mallin .... visual effects producer
 
Stunts
Beny Adegbuyi .... stunt fighter
Gabi Borcila .... double: Shane
Dumitru Cuc .... stunt fighter
Gary Daniels .... fight choreographer
Iulian Grigore .... stunt fighter
Cristian Mihaescu .... stunt fighter
Claudiu-Cristian Prisecaru .... fight choreographer
Claudiu-Cristian Prisecaru .... stunt coordinator
Vitalie Rosca .... stunt fighter
Adrian Suciu .... stunt fighter
Rares Suteu .... stunt fighter
Cristian Ungureanu .... stunt fighter
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Cristian Batran .... assistant camera
Calin Catalin .... gaffer
David Daniel .... dp: second unit
Laurentiu Ivan .... video assistant
Adrian Sandor .... first assistant camera
Gociu Sorin .... camera operator
 
Casting Department
Laura Grosu .... extras casting
Maggie McLean .... casting assistant
Irina Raducanu .... extras casting assistant
Liliana Toma .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carmen Stefan .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Alissa Roode .... colorist
 
Music Department
Paul Di Franco .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Ana Ramona Damiean .... third assistant director (as Ramona Damiean)
Krista Johnston .... clearances
Irina Raducanu .... extras coordinator
Jeremy Sklar .... executive distribution (topanga pictures )
 

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You'd have to be 'Forced' to watch it, too, 13 March 2014
Author: Fluke_Skywalker from United States

There was a time when I could dial down my expectations and enjoy a direct-to-video action film for what it is. Perhaps those days are over, or maybe 'Forced to Fight' is simply a bad movie regardless of format.

You don't watch a film like this expecting Academy Award caliber acting, but the performances here make those in your average Sy-Fy 'Sharktapus vs. Hammer Head Chiuaua' flicks look like Masterpiece Theater. They're so bad in fact that they make villain Peter Weller look like Olivier by comparison. And the script... let's forget about the script. The producers apparently did.

Of course all of this could be forgiven if the most crucial element of a fight flick—the fighting—was even remotely exciting. Oh it's technically competent I suppose. These guys are all the real deal. But the choreography and staging is flat and repetitive. After about the fifth or sixth bout my eyes began glazing over and I seriously contemplated "tapping out" my self.

'Forced to Fight' is a bottom of the barrel waste of 100 minutes. Avoid at all costs.

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